8th Grade Science Teacher (#749762)

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**WORK FROM HOME**

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Planning and Preparation *Learn the curriculum in its entirety for assigned grade levels *Demonstrate knowledge of the state standards and how both align with the K12 curriculum *Understand overall diversity of assigned families and individual characteristics of students/parents *Utilize asynchronous and synchronous tools to augment course content according to prescribed policies and procedures

Instruction and Student Achievement *Collect and Analyze data in collaboration with PLC to produce effective instruction *Orient students to course and communicates course requirements * Maintain regular office hours and conducts instructional sessions *Set and enforce deadlines for student work *Support parents with student curricular and instructional issues *Encourage student academic progress and attendance *Balance flexibility of the K12 curriculum with Academy policies and procedures *Conduct conferences with students and parents/responsible adult *Individualize instruction to help each student achieve K12 curricular objectives *Grade student work and maintain grade book *Communicate high expectations and shows an active interest in student's achievement *Alert administrators to any concerns about student performance and progress *Recommend promotion and retention *Maintain regular contact with students and families *Utilize and promote the use of Study Island for core standards practice and remediation

Virtual Classroom Environment *Create and manage home office *Establish and maintain a positive rapport with assigned families *Support parents with set-up and maintenance of their teaching environment *Support parents and students through basic computer troubleshooting *Maintain and update school website *Maintain accurate documentation of all communication with students and families

Professional Responsibilities *Collaborate with peers *Build community by contributing to school message boards, newsletter and events *Travel to and participate in staff meetings and professional development sessions *Monthly outings and marketing events *K12 trainings or other professional development activities *Home Visits (as needed) *State Testing Proctor Assignments (DWA and CRT’s) *Attend IEP meetings for Special Education Students

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

• Adaptability/Flexibility: Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs. • Integrity/Ethics: Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, and supports company values • Teamwork: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

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Utah Virtual Academy

310 E 4500 S, SUITE 620, MURRAY, UT 84107
 

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Student Teacher Ratio*

State Average: 22.85

% ELL Students*

State Average: 6.61

% IEP Students*

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 338